Great, you and your soon to be husband/wife have decided to do your wedding a hundred miles away from home. For sure, it has not been an easy decision for you to make. So, we are here to provide you some valuable advices and tips to make your destination wedding go smoothly. After all, getting married can be considered as a once in a lifetime opportunity and every couple out there deserves to have the best wedding they can possibly have in their life.
Consider your guests.
How many guests would be attending your wedding? Is there enough room available for all of them at the hotel that you would be booking? How about the cost? Is it expensive or affordable? If it is quite expensive, then consider looking for another hotel. It would be best if it were just a few minutes away from your wedding venue. That way, you guests would not have a hard time transporting from the hotel to the venue.
Also, don’t forget your bridesmaid dresses. Choosing their dresses is a bit tricky since you need to consider the formality, the weather, overall theme as well as the body shape of the bridesmaids. These days, lots of wedding apparel designers carries wide variety of bridesmaid dresses—from pronovial to mermaid to maternity bridesmaid dresses.
Consider getting married during the off-season
Do you want to have a solemn wedding? If you do, then it would be best for you to choose the time when it is off-season for your wedding. When we say off-season, we mean the time when there are lesser tourists and crowd. In addition to that, it would also allow you to save money for more hotels would be available during the off-season and their rates tend to be much lower as well.
On the other hand, if you truly wanted to get married there during the high season, then you need to book the hotel and venue at least a few months in advance.
Go on a trip to your chosen country
Of course, it is very much possible for you to search for the venues, hotels and everything online. You can simply search for some photos and read some reviews online. You can even book for it without even the need for you to go there. Nevertheless, it would be best for you to go there yourself together with your future spouse. That way, you can see the venue yourself instead of having regrets later on because the venue was not how you imagined it to look like.
Hire a destination wedding planner
Want to make everything stress free on your part when it comes to preparing for your wedding? It’s easy, you can just simply hire a wedding planner. You can tell him/her about what you and your future spouse wanted your wedding to be like. Of course, you should tell him/her about your budget so that they would be able to arrange everything while still ensuring that your dream wedding would still fit your budget.
Research about the marriage requirements in your chosen country
Believe it or not, there are certain countries that requires you to stay in the country for a certain period of time before you would get to marry the love of your life there. Typically, the residency requirement would be a few days or even longer than that. So, you need to do some research about that. After all, getting married in a different country is not as easy as going there, exchanging vows and rings.
So, are you now ready to walk down the aisle along with your group of bridesmaids wearing their long bridesmaid dresses? Just keep the tips mentioned above in mind and for sure, you would have the best wedding of your life.